Jim Tressel Trades Reputation For Wins

Jim Tressel has plenty of accomplishments. He has a National Championship, he has 7 Big Ten titles, he has a winning percentage better than .800 and he’s got a 9-1 record against Michigan. Yet, with all of that under his belt, Tressel risked his job (maybe), his reputation (definitely) and the program’s future in order to lock up a couple wins during the 2010 campaign.

Yep, the Sweater Vest himself traded on his own pristine reputation to make a play at the 2010 National Title (failed) at the cost of potential program reparations in the years to come. The worst part about it is that he could have prevented it.

By Peter Christian

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